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Christine Volker Author Event: Venetian Blood - Murder in a Sensuous City

August 17, 2017
6:00 pm
Books Inc. Opera Plaza,

Local author, Christine Evelyn Volker will discuss her debut mystery, Venetian Blood: Murder in a Sensuous City, and sell copies. Kirkus Reviews calls it, "A riveting whodunit that makes full use of its dramatic setting." Struggling to forget a crumbling marriage, Anna Lucia Lottol travels to Venice to visit an old friend. But instead of finding solace she is dragged into the police station and accused of murdering a money-laundering count with whom she had a brief affair. A US Treasury officer with brains and athleticism, Anna fights to clear her name in a city of illusions, with recalcitrant characters denying what she sees and hears. Her mission stirs up a powerful foe bent on destroying her. Will she overcome her adversaries, including her deepest fears? This multi-layered work is a mystery, a personal, psychological journey, and a dark love poem to the city of Venice. After a career in finance, in the US and abroad, Christine returns to her roots in the humanities with this novel. She secured a BA and MLS from University at Albany – SUNY, and an MBA in Finance from UC Berkeley. An intrepid traveler, she lives in the Bay Area with her husband, an environmental attorney, and is writing full time.

Books Inc. Opera Plaza,

601 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA
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